Sunset tonight, in the south of Stockholm. Not very warm, but a wonderful evening to go biking. Blackbirds, seagulls, pheasants… and a couple of hares.
On the very cold, wet and short walk I made today I was happy to spot two green finches eating dandelion buds. Their camouflage colour made them difficult to distinguish from the background. Shot from a long distance, the photos look like a bit printed […]
Often when I pass the tangled thickets surrounding my neighborhood, I stop, fascinated by those intricate patterns and textures created by the growing plants. The greenery as well as the climate is different here in Stockholm – compared to Göteborg, on the west coast, where […]
This promising time of year there are buds everywhere. Depending on the wind, the humidity and temperature, pollen is, too. My allergic reactions have increased over the last years, and some days it’s hard to go outdoors. Hay fever and serious dermatological problems make my […]
No sun, no soil – and still, in the kitchen: home-grown lettuce and basil. Since some months, our kitchen is turned into a hydroponic cultivation area. My partner started growing tomatoes early November. In the end of January he harvested some handfuls of ripe cherry […]
After months of darkness, temperatures below zero and very quiet birds, we are finally experiencing some changes. The light returns slowly, birds have started singing – discretely – and the bulbs are preparing their annual performance. To me, that is certainly a reward – the […]